Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites

  title={Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites},
  author={Michael A. Fuqua and Shanshan Huo and Chad A. Ulven},
  journal={Polymer Reviews},
  pages={259 - 320}
In this review, insight into the use of bio-based fibers as composite reinforcement has been addressed. Specifics on the varieties of natural fibers, and the resultant properties from their constituents and hierarchal structures are described. The methods used to enhance the interface of these fibers with a variety of polymer matrices are reviewed. In addition, the influence of textile operations on creating various fiber architectures with resulting reinforcing capabilities, along with the… 
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